Category: Congress

Washington Republicans Headed for a Crack-Up

Ryan Lizza reports that there are people in the White House who seem strangely exhilerated about the prospect of a government shutdown battle: While the potential for a government shutdown has been overshadowed by other events—Syria, North Korea, the attempted…

Who Likes the Nuclear Option?

As you contemplate Mitch McConnell’s exercise of the dreaded nuclear option, I want you to keep something in mind: The 2012 Wisconsin gubernatorial election were recall elections to elect the governor and lieutenant governor of Wisconsin. It resulted in voters…

Trump Isn’t Getting His Border Wall

There’s been a lot of speculation that President Trump’s heart wasn’t really committed to repealing Obamacare. He agreed to go along with the strategy of tackling the issue first, perhaps because he didn’t realize the odds against success, but his…